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Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Broken Doll: Journal Page

I always start thinking more about my Mom this time of year. Her birthday is coming up in April. She will have been gone seven years. Unbelievable. Grief can still grab me at the strangest times, even now. The photo at the top is one of my favorite of me, although it's cropped for this page. I'm sitting at a table with my Mom. I just like my expression in it.  ;)

I'm heading to Ohio for another visit with my very good friend today. This is a great time to get away. But I need to get packing. I should be on the road right now. Always the procrastinator, waiting until the last minute. Is that a Taurus thing?  ;)

Of course I'll have to make another stop at the Blick store while I'm there. I can't pass that up. I've already cleared the car trunk. What treasures will I find this time? I'll let you know when I get back!

16 comments:

William said...

Have a great, relaxing trip. By the way, I'll be 60 in April, and it's more than I can bare!

Pat Tillett said...

A great tribute to your mother. It makes me very sad. Sad because you miss your mom and sad because I don't miss mine...

David Allen Waters said...

Puck: another thing we share my cosmic twin...sweet, beautiful mothers who we miss with all our hearts.

BIG hugs

Kiki aka Victoria said...

Beautiful art.. and lovely post..hugs to you and the memory of your sweet mom!
Victoria~

Martin (starwatcher521) said...

Mom will always stay mom ... I can share your feelings very well :( Love the composition of your collage, the birds perching on the wire and the future great artist looking out of the window :)

Pam Tucker said...

Bill: Thank you! I plan on a nice, long stay! ;)

Pat: Oh, thank you so much. BIG Hug to you, my dear friend.

David: Yes, a great thing to share in common. ;) Big hug back to you!

Victoria: Thank you so much for your sweet words! Big Hugs back to you! ;)

Martin: I'm sorry you share the same feelings. :( Your words are a comfort. Thank you for the kind words, as well! Hugs to you!

mice_aliling said...

Hey, Pam, I feel you on the grief. my father's passed away for 13 years but the pain sometimes juts out poignantly.

anyways, you must enjoy your Ohio trip. :)

Lori Saul said...

A poignant journal page that has so much expression and meaning. Have a wonderful getaway Pam and enjoy fully!

Pam Tucker said...

Mice: I'm sorry you know the pain as well. :( I am enjoying my trip, though! Thank you for your well wishes.

Lori: Thank you so much, my friend! I'm loving being back here again! ;)

Pearson Report said...

Beautiful piece.
I can't imagine life without my mom - my heart goes out for you.

Have a safe journey and leave a little something in Blick's for your next visit!

Cheers and have fun with your friend.
Jenny

Pam Tucker said...

Jenny: Thank you, I appreciate your thoughts.

So far we are having a great time. And I plan on leaving a few things behind at Blick's! ;)

Laynee said...

Big squishy cyber hug.

Have a fun time on your trip!

Pam Tucker said...

BIG hug right back at ya, Laynee! Thank you!

I plan on enjoying every minute I'm here! ;)

Pearson Report said...

Did you have fun?
Looking forward to your next piece...

Take care,
Jenny

Pam Tucker said...

Hey Jenny! Had a blast...Just got home today. Stretched the visit out for a few days longer. ;)

Settling in and getting ready to do some painting! Hope to have a piece ready in a few days.

So glad to hear from you and THANK YOU for saying you're looking forward to the next piece. That made my day! :)

Have lots of ideas. Just need to pick one and go with it!

ger chouinard said...

Hi Pam, ended up here as a result of PPF. LOVE your work especially your 'broken doll' journal page. Wish I could see it in it's entirety. Missing my Mom too! Thx for the inspiration! I'll beback for a visit soon. Thx again!